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3rd Year NFL Wide Receivers

There is a common belief among fantasy football players that most NFL wide receivers do not "break out" until their third year in the league. Some recent examples of players who blossomed in their 3rd year: Santana Moss, Chris Chambers, Steve Smith, and Steve Johnson. (from our FF Dictionary)

Here is the list of 35 active wide receivers whose rookie year was 2015. We list their receptions as well as their career fantasy points (standard league scoring).

Player NFL
Team
Depth Age Height Weight 2015
Rec.
2016
Rec.
Total Career
Fantasy
Points
Nelson Agholor PHI WR2 24 6'0 198 23 36 59 84.3
Quan Bray BUF   24 5'10 183 0 3 3 4.3
Damiere Byrd Contract Year Player CAR WR7 25 5'9 180 0 1 1 1.6
Kaelin Clay Contract Year Player BUF WR5 26 5'10 195 0 0 0 0.0
Sammie Coates HOU WR4 25 6'1 212 3 23 26 67.5
Chris Conley KC WR5 25 6'3 205 23 46 69 91.0
Amari Cooper OAK WR1 23 6'1 210 72 82 154 287.6
Jamison Crowder WAS WR1 24 5'9 177 51 67 118 191.4
Geremy Davis LAC WR5 26 6'3 211 2 0 2 2.1
Stefon Diggs MIN WR1 24 6'0 191 56 84 140 209.8
Phillip Dorsett NE WR7 25 5'10 185 18 33 51 96.0
Devin Funchess CAR WR1 23 6'4 225 37 23 60 152.9
Rashad Greene JAX   25 5'11 190 19 5 24 24.5
Rannell Hall CLE WR7 25 6'1 200 0 0 0 0.0
Justin Hardy ATL WR3 26 5'10 192 21 23 44 65.5
Adam Humphries Contract Year Player TB WR3 24 5'11 195 27 55 82 108.0
Jordan Leslie DEN   26 6'1 205 0 0 0 0.0
Tyler Lockett SEA WR2 25 5'10 182 50 41 91 186.7
Bradley Marquez Contract Year Player DET   25 5'10 205 13 3 16 12.7
Tre McBride NYJ   25 6'0 210 2 0 2 7.6
Cameron Meredith Contract Year Player CHI WR2 25 6'3 207 11 66 77 129.5
J.J. Nelson ARI WR2 25 5'10 160 14 34 48 152.3
DeVante Parker MIA WR1 25 6'3 212 26 56 82 165.8
Breshad Perriman BAL WR3 24 6'2 215 0 33 33 68.1
Eli Rogers Contract Year Player PIT WR4 25 5'10 187 0 54 54 75.4
DeAndre Smelter IND WR4 26 6'2 227 0 1 1 2.3
Devin Smith NYJ   26 6'1 199 9 1 10 19.5
Jaelen Strong JAX WR5 24 6'2 220 15 14 29 48.9
Jordan Taylor Contract Year Player DEN WR3 26 6'5 210 0 16 16 32.9
DeAndrew White HOU WR6 26 6'0 195 2 0 2 1.8
Kevin White CHI WR3 25 6'3 216 0 19 19 19.6
Lucky Whitehead Contract Year Player NYJ WR7 25 5'9 180 5 3 8 25.6
Kasen Williams CLE WR7 25 6'1 219 1 0 1 1.3
Tyrell Williams Contract Year Player LAC WR2 26 6'4 205 2 63 65 155.9
Shane Wynn Contract Year Player JAX   25 5'6 167 0 1 1 2.4